Trump’s coup attempt has not stopped – and Democrats must wake up | Robert Reich | The Guardian

A rar right rally attendee holds a Donald Trump flag in Portland, Oregon in August.

The former president’s attempted coup is not stopping. He still refuses to concede and continues to rile up supporters with his bogus claim that the 2020 election was stolen. Tens of millions of Americans believe him. FILE PHOTO: Trump family attends ground breaking of new hotel in WashingtonFILE PHOTO: (L-R) Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump attend the ground breaking of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building in Washington July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron//File Photo Trump reportedly nears DC hotel rights sale as ally says ‘I think he’s gonna run’ Read more Last Sunday, at a Republican event in Franklin, North Carolina, Congressman Madison Cawthorn, repeating Trump’s big lie, called the rioters who stormed the Capitol on 6 January “political hostages”. Cawthorn also advised the crowd to begin stockpiling ammunition for what he said was likely to be American-versus-American “bloodshed” over unfavorable election results.

Source: Trump’s coup attempt has not stopped – and Democrats must wake up | Robert Reich | The Guardian